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Monster Truck's Trick Has People Flipping Out

It's the first front-end flip in the sport

(Newser) - Monster trucks are already show stoppers in all their car-smashing, mud-drenched glory, but one driver decided it was time to up the game for everyone in motorsports. At the 2017 Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas, driver Lee O’Donnell brought down the house by performing the first-ever monster... More »

Rogue Monster Truck Kills 3

Small-town event injures 23 in Netherlands

(Newser) - A monster truck rally in the Netherlands ended in tragedy when three people, including a child, were killed by a runaway vehicle, the BBC reports. The 1,500-horsepower truck "drove into a crowd of spectators" in what officials call "a terrible accident." Eighteen people were reported injured,... More »

Monster Truck Wreck Kills 8

Driver appeared to lose control at show in Mexico

(Newser) - An official says an out-of-control monster truck has shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing eight and hurting dozens. Carlos Gonzalez, spokesman for the Chihuahua state prosecutors' office, said the driver appeared to have lost control of the truck after leaping an obstacle during a... More »

Boy, 6, Killed at Monster Truck Show

Washington boy dies after he's struck in head by metal debris

(Newser) - A 6-year-old Washington boy was killed when he was struck in the head by a flying piece of metal while watching a Monster Truck show. It wasn't immediately clear what flew off one of the trucks and up over a safety barrier. Another fan in the stands was also injured.... More »

Monster Truck Plows Into Crowd

Mother and child seriously injured

(Newser) - A mother and child were seriously injured yesterday when a monster truck stunt went horribly wrong and the vehicle plowed into a crowd of 100 spectators, AP reports. The trunk was crushing cars outside an auto parts store in Dekalb, Illinois, when the accident occurred. Another mother and her four... More »

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